Shabbir Hashmi has more than 35 years of project finance and private equity experience. At Actis Capital, one of the largest private equity investors in the emerging market, he has led the Pakistan operations. Prior to Actis, he was responsible for a large regional portfolio of CDC Group Plc for Pakistan and Bangladesh. He also did a long stint with USAID and later briefly with the World Bank in Pakistan, specializing in planning and development of energy sector of the country. In the past, he has held more than 24 board directorships as a nominee of CDC/Actis and 11 directorships as an independent director. He is also on the board of governors of The Help Care Society which is operating K-12 schools in Lahore for underprivileged children.
He is an engineer from Dawood College of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan and holds an MBA from J.F. Kennedy University, USA. He joined the EPQL Board in 2010.
He also serves on the board of The Helpcare Society, DH Corporation, FINCA Microfinance Limited, OJ Engineering Ltd and Engro Powergen Qadirpur Limited.